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Pool Bank Quarries

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A Brief History 1674 Poole Manor Court Rolls reveal stone removed from Pool Common. 1774 Award Map shows quarry off Old Pool Bank c. 1808 Turner produces a large pencil drawing of upper quarry (in Tate Gallery) 1849 Tythe map shows the above quarry is unoccupied 1847 O.S. map indicates three sandstone quarries on Pool […]

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The main employer until the early 1900’s was the quarry. Find details of the quarry and railway in “The Story of a Small Yorkshire Dales Village” together with Pool Doles & Pool Feast, Pool-in-Wharfedale Waterworks, A Village at War, Turnpikes & Toll Bars, Stocks Hill & War Memorial from Pool Post Office. At the same time […]